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5 Matching questions

  1. patron-client relations
  2. presidencialismo
  3. state corporatism
  4. clientelism
  5. divided government
  1. a neofeudal realtionships in which "patrons" gain the support of "client" through the mutual exchange of benefits and obligations
  2. b a government in which the president or chief executive is from a different political party than the political party that has a majority in, or which dominates, the national legislature
  3. c a political system in which the state requires all members of a particular economic sector to join an officially designated interest group
  4. d the traditional concentration of power, formal and informal, in the office of the Mexican president
  5. e an informal aspect of policymaking in which a powerful patron offers resources such as land, contacts, protection or jobs in return for the support and services of lower-status and less powerful clients; corruption, preferential treatment and inequality are charcteristic of clientelist politics

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. land granted by the Mexican government to an organized group of peasants
  2. a strategy for industrialization in which a country manufactures domestically goods that it previously imported, in order to satisfy domestic market demands
  3. the portion of an economy largely outside goverment control in which emoloyees work without contracts or benefits
  4. an economic developement strategy in which the state guides the process of private industrial and agricultural developement, encourages the formation of investment capital and the establishment of businesses, and protects domestic businesses from foreign competition
  5. an agreement between a government and important interest groups in response to the interest groups' concerns about government policy or program benefits

5 True/False questions

  1. maquiladoraland granted by the Mexican government to an organized group of peasants

          

  2. GATTthe General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, a multilateral agreement that sought to promote freer trade among countries; predecessor to the WTO

          

  3. agro-export model of developementa strategy for economic developement in which a country promotes open competition among business firms in its national market, and gives relatively free rein to market forces

          

  4. tecnicoa career-minded bureaucrat who administres public policy according to technical, rather than political, criteria

          

  5. corporatisma political system in which the state requires all members of a particular economic sector to join an officially designated interest group

          

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